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Tuesday, 24 September 2013 00:00

The Future of Smartphones: What Can We Expect?

Those of us past a certain age can remember being duly amazed at the capabilities of the handheld communicators used by the characters on the original Star Trek television series. It would have been perhaps difficult to convince many of us back then of the fact that, within a few decades, we would all be using similar technology on a daily basis. Of course, cell phones and smartphones have already come to resemble (and in some ways surpass) those 1960’s…
Friday, 20 September 2013 00:00

The Age of the Connected Car

Okay, let’s face it - we were all brought up watching TV shows and movies that taunted us with the idea of owning a car that could think, talk and get us out of dangerous situations or even aid us in time travel. Don’t even try to pretend that you did not, at some point, wish you were in possession of an auto like KITT, David Hasselhoff’s futuristic set of wheels in the series Knight Rider; or a 1981 DeLorean…
Saturday, 14 September 2013 00:00

Choosing the Right GPS Tracker

GPS tracking capabilities and devices have become more sophisticated but easier to use and less expensive. The are a number of products on the market to choose from, from mobile tracker devices that can fit in your teen’s pocket or backpack (or even your pet’s collar), to apps that can discreetly turn a smartphone into GPS tracker and system capable of a monitoring a person’s whereabouts and online activities at all times. The two basic product categories are: smartphone and…
Phone spy apps are becoming more popular than ever. These new apps, such as the ones marketed by mSpy and others, are very effective for the discreet monitoring of all activity and location information associated with any phone which has the spy app installed. There are a number of reasons people are choosing to install this technology onto their phones and those of their children and other family members. Typically these apps are used to inconspicuously watch over the activities…
If you’re old enough to have teenaged children, then chances are you may not have a full grasp of the communications technology your child is no doubt familiar with and likely using on a daily basis. Social networking, smartphones and online gaming may still seem like new concepts to us parents, but they are part of the everyday reality our kids are living in. Kids learn fast and it’s almost almost impossible to keep up with all the new photo…